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ten russian troops detained any of grain after apparently crossing the border accidentally i'll return home. this week some of ukraine's most battle hardened units are trapped in a massive counterattack with the military blaming keeping t.v. blaming a stealth russian invasion. and we have a look at how islamic state terrorists are exploiting the black market trade and online p.r. to nurture the original artist empire in iraq and syria. what
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you guys have a national coming to life in moscow with marina joshie ten russian paratroopers have returned home after spending almost a week detained in ukraine the group was captured when they claim they mistakenly crossed the ukrainian border while on routine patrol r.t. supposedly or has been following their story. the talks were complicated and difficult but we can now confirm that all ten of russian paratroopers crossed over into ukraine are back inside russia the negotiations were easy but thankfully common sense prevailed and the guards are back with us the soldiers were patrolling the ukrainian russian border at night when they unintentionally crossed over into ukrainian territory it was a part of the border that is not signposted they were later detained by the ukrainian security services such border incidents are not uncommon and on several occasions ukrainian soldiers have in fact crossed over into russia but russia's never made much fanfare and it's always ensured that they are able to return safely
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back to ukraine there was an incident early in august when around some four hundred ukrainian servicemen appealed to the russian border guards for humanitarian colorado that would allow them to bring their injured and into russia at the same time it would allow them to stock up and food they'd run out of food they'd run out of ammunition they later returned to ukraine after they wounded had been treated inside russia also around three days ago some sixty three ukrainian servicemen so to shelter on the russian side of the border this was just state the shelling they later to also were turned back into ukraine. at a national law expertly santa maria teresa told us why you think of was the wider to put a russian servicemen in the media spotlight the ukrainian government wanted to milk the. political. they're trying to argue and have been trying to argue for a long time that they're not really fighting the people of the eastern ukraine but that they're fighting the russian army so here they had ten russian actual ten
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actual russian soldiers and they were able to raid them and to put them on television and to show them as proof of the claim that they've been making for a long time that it is the russian army that they're fighting rather than their own the evidence does not look which will convince him that there are any russian troops there but of course one can have un convincing evidence if people want to believe it and these ten russian soldiers unfortunately were if you like a gift from heaven in that respect well it's now been four months since careful launched its military crackdown in the east and since then it has officially admitted to the deaths of seven hundred government troops and more than two and a half thousand injured a kid is being accused of a massive cover up and say government forces say up to fourteen thousand military service men have died and that casualties are being under reported on purpose. and
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the last few days alone hundreds of government troops have reportedly been killed or taken prisoner near the town of ill advised in the demand screeching and their entire battalions found themselves surrounded jaring a camera tanned by anti-government forces one of the commanders of those units accused of abandoning the artist policy or reports on the growing frustration in the grain army. as the fighting intensifies and anti government forces close in a call for hope goes on on said flee enforcements for trapped ukrainian troops also incoming it's not the first time kids soldiers feel abandoned let it go nuclear ziva globe in a trip to women a little more nearly three obvious what a struggle for some a bloke level sure to almost didn't want to cross but documents will tell you what the law will never sleep good always it was when i was a regional i met over there it wasn't whatever it was or much it's
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a far cry from the tough talk of ukrainian president petro poroshenko talking of a strong country and strong all me instead its young and often inexperienced soldiers as suggested by an alleged conversation between a commander and a tank soldier leaked online how do you feel five was the last forty five was there what was good for you was was the air was like oh you know there is frustration is growing among the troops that will be used to get it done if delicious i think it will get let's go back to being this that it's that to live inside of the government for the head of the interior ministry is locking horns with the leader of the radical nationalist white six to group which is taking part in the fighting in the country's east if our demands are not met we'll be forced to
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withdraw our battalions from the front line and launch a march on to kiev to carry out speedy reforms in the interior ministry. yeah roche with your bragging you have deceived people who you led into illegal armed units you were turning the people who believed you into cannon daughter meanwhile losses on the battlefield on mounting. point of. eastern ukraine. earlier this week your cranes president better version said russia had invaded his country international media outlets immediately ran away the story that it should count looks at some of the coverage. panic alert in western media after key of twitter that russia invaded ukraine when reports started coming in that fighting broke out between the rebels and ukrainian forces in the port town of. many were quick to claim that it's russia's doing what
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seems to be happening on the ground however is that russian troops of pushing in from russia photos of tanks emerged in social media with nothing to suggest that they were operated by russian soldiers kill you put out this video claiming it's a russian tank. but while journalists were grappling with the new developments and struggling with the pronunciation of the town that was supposedly being invaded this is nervous got u.s. and nato officials pushed ahead with accusing russia of deploying more than one thousand troops and heavy artillery into ukraine last week ukraine called russia's delivery of humanitarian aid into eastern ukraine an invasion this week it accused moscow of quote unquote a full scale invasion the western media that is generally not putting much distinction between rebels and washer quickly picked up that side of the story that is despite the fact that this thursday the ois sea which is now monitoring the russian border with ukraine said they saw no evidence of russian troops and tanks
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crossing the border the u.n. said it could not independently verify the reports of the russian invasion but a u.n. security council meeting was called upon where its western members push to hold russia responsible russia stop this conflict at least two thousand two hundred twenty people including twenty three children have died in the conflict in eastern ukraine but we've never heard the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. call on key to stop bombing its own people in washington i'm going to check in on our team. and the russian press. that end has shed some light on the behind the scenes diplomatic wrangling over ukraine and an interview with national media while they were putin revealed that he and his agreeing counterpart have reached an agreement on how to peacefully resolve the conflict and he also said there needs to be substantial talks on the status of the region and
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made it clear he thinks family or his violin can give is responsible for the ongoing conflict in the country's east the russian president added that winter is coming and hardship will only increase if the fighting doesn't stop a human rights watch has again called on key for information on russian photojournalist understand there's been missing in ukraine since the start of august cave insists it has no information about andries whereabouts but watchdogs deputy director for europe and central asia says the rights of media workers are being violated in ukraine by both militia groups and the army adding that the authorities have a track record of detaining russian journalists. washington as leading the charge against antis long state militants urging other western states to form a coalition against the jihadist in syria and iraq the us is also stepped up air strikes against the group but the latest reports suggest the extremists have enough
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funds to replace any arms and equipment destroyed by the us the islamic state has managed to create one of the most successful business models in the world of terrorism with assets worth an estimated two billion dollars reports suggest a significant amount of that around two million dollars come from selling oil to kurds in neighboring countries smuggling and kidnapping is also a lucrative sideline with ransom payments bringing in around ten million dollars in recent years and the figures are publicly available islamic state publishes a corporate style annual report to attract new sponsors radical group is also social media savvy and key to getting new militants to join their fight as mine of course are now reports. pictures of mutilated corpses of the so-called infidels and photoshop images of western troops and gulf than flames these are just some of the
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grotesque methods employed by these lawmakers state illustrated in glossy magazines and online and its attempt to spread its message a message that even though it is uncomfortable with visit hannity that is what was striking out can produce some remarkably good visual graphics but nothing on the scale of. the photography is hyper real. islamic states markets and techniques are becoming increasingly more professional and widespread as its propaganda is found in different languages in news updates videos twitter accounts magazines and on t.v. the democratic they're targeting is you know they're relying on the ignorance of distorting the koran of course but they're also using various kinds of stylistic mannerisms which the youth are familiar with from the street from you tube from twitter and so forth in other words it has
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a very modern look and feel it feels like a media extravaganza but it's suffused with excitement now if we take a look at the cover of the islamic states latest magazine they will see that it's a play on the noah's ark and wish the message is it's either them or the flood and experts say they're using controversy and fear to get more followers how are they doing that they're using hate propaganda by showing that paradoxically as killing babies is they also. are i think a remarkably harsh in their language they present their enemy is indeed humanized terms of some kind of humanity just as the nazis did so they only use pejoratives like crusade while watson nations might be trying to ball my isis out of existence i says itself seems to have learned to those bombs that can bridge social media and therefore its existence online grow stronger than ever merino cos
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of our reporting from london for thirty. nine years trying to come up with a solution of its own it to these lawmakers state threat and that sparked protests over fears dabi alliance will kick off a new remote military campaign the details on that later this hour on r.t. international. when we come to talk about addiction to cigarettes we understand quite clearly that there is either smoking or not smoking we believe completely abstinence. call quite
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understand why we don't have the same belief or drugs or alcohol to me the only way to productively dependency is to give up trying to go. i'm happy martin the stories we cover here not in here and you write stories. there's a reason they don't want you to. raise that we don't think. now let's break the set. welcome back this is our to international slovakia could veto that you use attempt to impose more trade sanctions against russia next week the country's prime minister called the measures meaningless and counterproductive and that there is no point in supporting sanctions that could hurt the economy and that was accurate by
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his czech counterpart who wants to revise the block strategy a further restrictions announced by european leaders at a summit in brussels would be the latest escalation in a trade war since moscow clamp down on food imports as the e.u. tries to curb the impact of a ban some politicians there have their own ideas on how to ease their pain. keeps put you know that. jeremy is every culture minister believes eating up the food which was supposed to go to russia could help the local producers a moneywise and also put additional pressure on moscow. early estimates show the e.u. could lose up to seven billion years over the food and bargain and that around when any thirty thousand people could lose their jobs. now these polish farmers are seeking full compensation for their losses they don't
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several tons of peppers outside the e.u. parliament building in brussels some german politicians think sanctions were a big mistake. especially does was different sanctions than the trade war i know means to improve the situation on the country we have a spiral of exclusion that hurts the german and european economies many people who check to the sanctions trite from the start they have a right to feeling that this is not the way to achieving. sanctions or always prove that the political means feel they're useless and they are harming the population sanctions always lead to losses on both sides you can already see the backlash from the sanctions but in the next couple of months it will be even more obvious. from the beginning it was the wrong approach because sanctions escalated the situation and did not ease the tensions it was clear when the you impose
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sanctions that there would be a counter reaction and the stakes would be raised now because of that a lot of entrepreneurs as well as the general public in germany has been affected by that. we've got plenty more for you in line including polls of fake blood and i'm belgium airport activists out of. where the law when they splash pain across one of the terminals. find out why they did it on our t. dot com. also thousands of germans have a rally to tell their government to get its prying eyes out of their private lives the details are on our website. the threat posed by islamic state terrorists will be high on the agenda of calming nato summit in the well cities of cardiff and newport as here if you're in our reports hundreds have already gathered to protest the threat of you have more military action amid fears the alliance might decide to launch itself into and no other distant war. well the
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leaders the organizers of this protest movement against nato hope that in the coming hours and days ten to twenty thousand protesters from across wales the u.k. and even some coming from mainland europe are going to a common here top protest nato summit which is taking place on thursday and friday around sixty leaders from around the world coming off for this very high profile and significant conference protesters here are against nato itself the the end chetry which they see as they say just waging war on a conscience they say it is symbolic of global equality now to protect the nato summit taking place in the next few days has been on tressa dented security operation by the police close to ten thousand police officers have been drafted in from across the u.k.
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now this operation that critics say has cost up to fifteen million pounds to secure a part of new port this city and also wells capital cardiff which has also been caught up significantly in the security preparations including tens of kilometers of security barriers being put in the center of the south wales cities the police are trying to do many things first protect the nato summit itself second to also facilitate the democratic protests of peaceful protesters and third to try and keep wales and the u.k. secure from the increased terror threat which was raised just in the last couple of days. friends interior minister has squashed plans for a temporary shelter for offending muslims of u.k. bound illegal immigrants stuck in france british politicians earlier can damned the idea by the mayor of cali accusing friends of being a are fueling stop for illegal migration kalai where britain has
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a border checkpoint is overrun by the sounds of people trying to reach the every year old boy who has more. in the french quarter of galle this has become a familiar sight destitute migrants the majority from east africa and the middle east have made the town their temporary home these makeshift tents on an industrial wasteland have been nicknamed the jungle. i have never seen in my life you see i come from the war to produce for example in gaza for their life is better gum disease estimates put the number of migrants here in cali over one in the hoff thousand of these men women and children have been queuing up for the past two hours to get some food provided for them by a volunteer organization and for many of them this is the only meal they're going
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to get to eat all day the majority of the people we speak to tell us their aim is to make the journey across the english channel it's believed hundreds try to get to the u.k. illegally each week stowed away in the lorries desperate to go to england you know they really that's what they want they don't want to stay here it's not a very nice place to stay and even if they ask for asylum many stay on the street for weeks or months before the can have logic cali's mess says the town is so be seen by refugees that locals fear for their safety and investors are falling out of the area so frustrated as natasha bouchard that she said she's willing to buy ferry tickets to send all the migrants over to britain she's even called for the u.k.'s border to be moved from its current location in the cali ferry terminal over to the port of dover. there is only one place in the world where countries buddhism and physically located in their own country and that's here in cali clearly doesn't
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work we are hostages of the decisions and the policies of the british government i'm demanding the border is moved back to its own can. treat britain's borders should be in due were in the united kingdom it's not our job to control britain's would is kelly come to coop and they don't care how bad things are for us the u.k. government needs to start doing its job and not leaving it up to us to do to here in france are. just twenty miles across the channel here in dover the u.k. hasn't exactly got its arms wide open the british government is so concerned over the migrants desperate attempts to make it to britain in deniz and makeshift vessels that a special fleet of border force boats has been assigned to patrol this coastline as for the suggestion to move the u.k.'s borders away from france the u.k.
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government has told us it's not in their plans locals in dover tell us that they've already had enough we said there's so many that we can tally is from just responsibility if they reaching their shores and believes that they should maintain a responsibility to go into an overflow to those questions of those that it's a problem that no one wants to have isn't it back in cal a dinner time is while they're here these men and women's lives are taken up by simple questions like where their next meal will come from or how they can get a shower all the authorities in france and britain continue to wash their hands of them. kalai and over. every year thousands of refugees try to cross from cali in northern france or britain attracted by a favorable myron policy and the situation is growing worse by the year french police have prevented over seven thousand illegal border crossings in the last six
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months alone and that's already more than double the previous year. now some of today's world headlines starting in pakistan where three for tasker's have been killed in clashes with police as they demanded the prime minister's resignation hundreds more were injured violence broke out us thousands of people tried to force their way through barricades to the parliament building in police made dozens of arrests demonstrators have vowed to continue to camp out in the capital until their demands are met prime minister nawaz sharif was accused of rigging last year's general election has refused to step down. john has been killed and eleven other people injured when a blast caused a residential building to partially collapse in a suburb of paris emergency teams are trying to rescue another attempt people who they say could still be trapped underneath the rubble it's thought a gas leak could have triggered the explosion and bought authorities have not yet
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said what caused the collapse. poland's prime minister is to be the next president dalton risk takes over on december first from herman van rompuy who says that major challenges are the economy ukraine and britain's place in europe blocks leaders have also nominated a new foreign policy chief that role is due to be taken by italian foreign minister at the rica. and while many of us resort to trawling the internet when looking for cheap flights one russian man tried another approach when he goes on holidays he gets there in a plane that he built himself or he's going to watch the reports on how his dreams to flight. sir gay and his eight year old son took a flight to their holiday destination there'd be nothing exceptional about that word not for one thing you will get little i made a plane we flew in myself i know every single tiny part of it and of course it
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gives me great comfort i feel confident about it has spent over five years building and from scratch using mostly fiberglass plastic old machinery parts and has inexhaustible a few c s m surrogate has sonny keita spent a total of twenty three hours in the sky travelling from the heart of siberia to the coast of the black sea. i was born in a very remote area in a small village there were no roads there it was like living on an island once my father told me that when i grow up i would be able to build some type of cross-country vehicle that would get me anywhere i ever wanted it i was always dreaming about it but his real passion for airplanes started back in ninety seven when russia introduced a new law that allows anyone to have a private plane for personal use so we can use a little i had to overcome a number of challenges because it is a self made aircraft i had to take
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a special certificate for the plane aviation experts had to acknowledge it is safe to operates so now i am a legal user of the flying space but the shaft cheek families ambition reaches even further. one day we took a globe and decided we wanted to go to the equator if you draw a straight line from the city of sue good to the equator you get to the multi-verse this is the place we now dream of visiting together with my son there's only one thing standing in their way in the himalayas sergei sas he needs to the engine to increase the flying out to jews and as we've come to learn for him not even the sky's the limit might in a question are. and coming up in our senior national high tech gadgets and intriguing gizmos into an elegy update.
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no a famous politician is tweeting that a for government is using excessive force against protesting citizens does this mean we're going to see yet another intervention to democratise their government into the dirt like in iraq or libya wait wait nothing is going to happen because that politician is russian but why is this so why can the police beat up or terrorize protesters in some countries but in others if you lift one finger you're going to get a nato lesson in human rights well the answer is simple this tweet any attempts to intervene from do a member of what happened because unlike what they tell you in school might does it make right for you young ones out there old group of kirby remembers the cold war and back when there were two great powers they had to at least behave well to woo people into believing that one side were the good guys now that's all gone the problem is they mano polar world that we live in heck if the us still had to deal
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with soviet or some other propaganda we would never see as much footage of flagrant police misconduct that we do now absolute power corrupts absolutely and the geo political monopoly that we all live in really isn't good for the average person in or outside of america especially if they want to protest but that's just my opinion . because. this is the states russia today programs were to be in the right. and. that is just to say let's not answer to my question. or to see and sometimes there are. differing stories. again don't want to see.